The Classroom Experience

Below is a range of courses taught in the Spanish Department. The Department collaborates closely with a number of other departments and programs on campus, frequently crosslisting courses with film studies, gender studies, history, and Romance languages and cultures. For more up to date information on courses being currently offered, please see the Spanish Courses page in the course bulletin.


Las Brujas
(Span 330) During the Spanish Empire witches, prostitutes, transvestite warriors, lesbians and daring noblewomen and nuns violated the social order.
Latina/o Urbanisms
Explore the many ways Latinas/os have impacted city planning trends that have shaped the streets and neighborhoods of many U.S. cities.
Spanish 230
Analyze feminist issues, from domestic violence, maternity and equality as they relate to women through the lens of Spanish Literature and Film (SPAN 230).
Si! Se Puede!
What is Latina Feminism? How does it differ from and/or intersect with other feminisms?
Special topics in Advanced Studies in Visual Culture situates the films of Almodovar in the context of contemporary Spanish History and larger debates.
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Explore the paradoxes of race and African descent via cultural expressions, from music, film, religion, literature, to social movements.
Parabloa Optica, 1931
A frame of mind typically refers to a mood or perspective. However, such dispositions also reflect a certain regulation of thought and thus behavior.